What does a Habitat for Humanity house cost?
average cost in the U.S.A. is $65,000.00.
How are families selected for partnership?
Habitat families must
be in need of simple, decent housing and have the ability to pay
an interest free no profit mortgage and a $500.00 down payment. They
must also be willing to work the required “sweat
equity” hours. More information may be obtained from Ruth Hultz,
Family Selection chairman. firstname.lastname@example.org or Linda Waite.
How does Habitat generate the money to build homes?
Quincy Area Habitat
for Humanity receives money from individual donors, gifts from area
churches, memorials made to loved ones, fundraisers, and grant money
from local foundations. Mortgages paid by partner families are also
a source of income. This money is used to purchase lots and building
material for the next home. Our affiliate is comprised of volunteers,
with no paid staff, so all money raised is used in the building process.
To donate, please send checks to Quincy Area Habitat for Humanity,
521 State, Quincy, Illinois 62301.
How can I help?
People are needed to help build, lay carpet and flooring, carry supplies,
move dirt, landscape, paint, clean up, cook and serve meals. Licensed
plumbers and electricians are in high demand! Work for an hour or
all day. To volunteer or ask
questions about helping, please contact Lee Curtis.
Homes to be built in 2008
QAHFH built 2 homes in 2008!! The Quincy home was built with the Justin Messan family on 14th and Jackson. The Thrivent Builds/ Habitat home was built with Greg and Brittney Foster in Coatsburg, Illinois. First Bankers Trust was our corporate sponsor once again! This was their 3rd home sponsored and without their financial support this project would not be possible! To VOLUNTEER contact Lee Curtis.
Volunteers and donations are always needed! Send checks to:
521 State Street
Quincy, IL 62301
To volunteer or ask questions about helping, please contact Judy
See our current projects!